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>> pelley: tonight, a political star falls to earth. jesse jackson, jr., pleads guilty to corruption. dean reynolds on how the congressman looted the funds of his donors. beware the first of march. that's when hundreds of thousands of workers will see their paychecks cut if the president and congress can't make a deal. >> this is one of the least -- or the most distasteful tasks i have faced in my four years in this job. >> pelley: reports from david martin and chip reid. a bail hearing for olympic runner oscar pistorius turns into a preview of his murder trial. emma hurd on how the defense tried to tear apart the prosecution's case. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. good evening. under the law, donations to a political campaign must be spent on the campaign. but today jesse jackson, jr., pleaded guilty to spending $750,000 of his donors' money on a lavish life-style. federal prosecutors say the looting began seven years ago, nearly half the time jackson has represented his chicago district in congress. jackson pleaded guilty
ay the looting began seven years ago nearly half the time jackson has represented his chicago district in congress. jackson pleaded guilty to conspiracy to make false statements in his campaign finance reports, mail fraud, and wire fraud. jackson's wife pleaded guilty to filing false income tax reports. the former congressman is the son of jesse jackson. he was born in 1965 on the very same month that his fatherd from selma to montgomery with martin luther king, jr. today jackson, jr. told the judge "i have misled the american people." here's dean reynolds. >> reporter: jesse jackson, jr., entered the courthouse quickly and then struggled with his emotions inside as he pleaded guilty to charges he spent campaign funds on himself his family and his house. his wife sandra a former chicago alderman, also pleaded guilty. as he left court, jackson apologized. >> i'm sorry i let everybody down. >> reporter: jackson's lawyer reed weingarten said it was a difficult morning. >> it was a morning that had to come. jesse needed to come to terms with his misconduct and those who were in co
capitol hill to the courthouse and maybe to prison jesse jackson jr. is not the first law maker to make this journey but he's the one pleading guilty as we speak. no bail yet for the blade runner but the defense scores points as new details emerge from the death of his model girlfriend. >>> this used to be the place to see and be seen in kansas city. today it is a smoldering ruin and a woman is still unaccounted for. >> we begin at this hour at the d.c. course where jesse jackson jr. son of the civil rights icon former congressman from chicago is pleading guilty to skimming, making shoveling money from his campaign kofers. we're talking $43,000 for a watch, furs and cashmere clothing. two hats worn by michael jackson, almost $10,000 for children's furniture and a football autographed by u.s. presidents. illegally diverted and due to be paid back. that's not all. lisa sylvester is outside the courthouse. we're talking about the possibility of jail time. >> reporter: that's right. in fact, the preceding are still going on as we speak. i just came out minutes ago. they are all inside the c
that his father marched from selma to montgomery with martin luther king, jr. today, jackson, jr., told the judge, "i have misled the t american people." here's dean reynolds. >> reporter: jesse jackson, jr., entered the courthouse quickly and then struggled with his emotions inside as he pleaded guilty to charges he spent campaign funds on himself, his family and his house. his wife sandra, a former chicago alderman, also pleaded guilty. as he left court, jackson apologized. >> i'm sorry i let everybody down. >> reporter: jackson's lawyer, reed weingarten, said it was a difficult morning. >> but it was a morning that had to come. jesse needed to come to terms with his misconduct, and those who were in court saw that he did precisely that. >> reporter: david miller is a jackson friend and former state legislator. did you see this coming? >> no, not really. i think it was a surprise to all of us. >> reporter: is there an acute sense of disappointment in that district? >> oh, absolutely. at one point, he was a shining star, young, good looking, articulate. >> reporter: over the las
had a sixth. sueance knew him as kelly jackson meeting him in 1979. the friendship lasting a daek dek yaid. >> they made me coffee and we were close and neighbors. >> jackson wanted in canada under another al ai. s for a 1973 kidnapping and sexual assault two of juvenile autos they said he'd gotten into trouble in canada. so goitsing to cause problems staying here. and so he knew how to change his identity norkt to leave a paper trail. i think they were conscious about living under the radar. >> jackson never told her he was a fugitive for molesting juf nilz. susan says she didn't know for sure but there are signs he might have liked young boys he did tell me a story it was, had a sexual component about a young boy. >> susan says jackson told bher a boy lifting next door he looked at the child's bedroom window watching him explore his sexuality. >> just way he told the story made me go to the oh, that is, that makes me uncomfortable thinking this is over the line he probably had a sort of interest in younger boys. >> witnesses say they saw kevin talking to a tall blond man with a dog.
congressman, jesse jackson junior pleads guilty to spending hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign cash on luxury items. megan has more on the fall of a promising politician. >> reporter: jesse jackson junior was a congressman for 17 years now he faces years behind bars. amid-a crush of people, he emerges from federal court in dc after pleading guilty to federal conspiracy charges. >> sorry i let everybody down. >> reporter: in tears in front of a judge. with his father in the front row he admitted to spending three quarters of a million dollars in campaign funds to finance his lavish lifestyle. he spent $60,000 at restaurants and night clubs, $43,000 on a rolex watch and $14,000 on dry cleaning. >> it is clear he became convinced his campaign account could be used to satisfy any personal whim he had. >> reporter: his wife sandra also pled guilty for filing false tax returns. she failed to report $600,000 in income. he resigned from congress last november. he has been treated at the mayo clinic for bi-polar disorder. >> those health issues are
serving senator before his retirement. he has eight children with his wife of 50 years. >>> jesse jackson jr. faces a possible five years in prison. he admitted to stealing $750,000 in campaign funds for his personal gain. memorabilia from michael jackson, jimmy hendricks and bruce lee, even a rolex watch worth $43,000. he apologized after the hearing saying he simply let everybody down. >>> one body has been recovered from the rubble of that restaurant explosion in kansas city. the blast injured 15 people, 6 of them are still in the hospital. and now there are questions about whether the area should have been evacuated earlier. workers in nearby buildings say they smelled gas hours before that explosion. >>> the center of the nation is being pounded by a winter storm this morning. warnings and advisories are posted from new mexico to wisconsin. here's sam champion with more. >> reporter: it start as a brutal wintery blast, covering california with wind, rain and snow. drivers unprepared for the messy conditions spun out, causing pileups. >> it's terrible, because they can't clean the roa
? >> we don't want to give it away. it's a cute one. >>> big news for michael jackson's immediate family. always big news from the jackson family. his teenage son is making another important move. and just wait until you hear what it's all about his sister just did. that's all coming up in "the skinny." >> we just had a guy on "entertainment tonight" doing his thing. jacksons are doing a lot of stuff. plus interesting news about janet coming out. so all kinds of jackson dirt this morning. so stick around. >>> but first that blizzard. by the end of the day, the chicago and detroit areas are going to get some snow from all of it. thankfully for travelers stranded in denver's airport, things are finally getting back to normal. >> dozens of flights at major mid western airports today have already been canceled. watches and warnings are posted in 19 states from oklahoma to maine. abc's meteorologist ginger zee begins our coverage. >> reporter: it's a textbook blizzard. smothering texas, oklahoma, kansas and missouri. look at this time lapse video. amarillo, disappearing in snow. >> see what i
jackson jr. pleaded guilty to misuse of campaign funds. it looks like he and his wife will be spending some time in prison. very sad to see his career ruined like that. florida governor rick scott now says that he loves medicaid and the pentagon announced yesterday, because of the sequester, it is ready to furlough 800,000 civilian pentagon employees around the world. that hurts! all of that and a whole lot more. but first let's find out what's really going on. lisa ferguson's got it. today's current news update. she joins us from los angeles. good morning lisa. >> good morning, bill. another light day for the president today. he's taking some meetings from the white house. first up is his usual daily briefing from the oval office. then he's meeting with his senior advisers and later this afternoon, president obama will record a radio interview with al sharpton joe madison and yolanda adams all in the oval office. >>> a surprising change coming from florida. governor rick scott has announced he will back medicare expansion in the state. president obama's affordable care act requires al
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in this country, former congressman jesse jackson jr. dabs his eyes with a handkerchief today as he pleaded guilty to using $750,000 of campaign money for personal expenses. among those purchases,s michael jackson memorabilia and a rolex watch. jackson is to be sentenced june 28th. his lawyer talked about the next step. >> the process that begins now is explaining that conduct to the audience that counts and that's obviously the sentencing judge. the way we're going to do it is not going to be on the courthouse steps. it's not going to be to oprah. no offense to oprah. we're going to do it as lawyers. >> jackson could get up to five years in prison and $250,000 fine. his wife is due in court later today and is expected to plead guilty to filing false tax returns. >>> and the new pope could be known sooner than expected. pope wen dikt xvi is considering changing the rule. they should vote on a successor 15 to 20 days after. his last day will be february 28. >>> and with fist bum ms and a full heart, robin roberts returning to "good morning america." the "gma" anchor was back on the air this morning
jackson jr. pleading guilty. he teared up in the court this morning. he is charged with misusing $750,000 in campaign funds. >>> plus we are waiting for his wife to arrive. she is also facing corruption charges and is expected to plead guilty. >>> are republicans changing their tune? a new ad shows several of them supporting same-sex marriage. this is cnn newsroom, and i'm suzanne malveaux. >>> dramatic fall from grace for jesse jackson jr. the former congressman from illinois, he has pleaded guilty to misusing hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign funds. that is a federal offense that could put him behind bars for several years. the chicago democrat, of course, son of the reverend jesse jackson, is accused of using campaign cash for a huge personal spending spree, buying expensive watches, furs, and celebrity memorabilia. well, lisa sylvester, she was in the courtroom when jackson entered the plea. tell us, first of all, what was his demeanor? did he seem that he acknowledged what had happened and that he felt a certain sense of responsibility or remorse? >> reporter: he defin
. a source close to jesse jackson jr. says the former congressman has signed a plea deal. federal prosecutors, along with the fbi, were investigating jackson for possibly financial improprieties, including misusing campaign funds. the u.s. attorney's office in washington, d.c. has no comment. lawyers representing jackson are not returning calls from cnn. >>> jackson resigned from congress last year after taking an extended medical leave. >>> well, fired police officer accused of murder, staying one step ahead of the former comrades pursuing him. the search is back on for christopher dorner in the big bear lake area, east of los angeles. authorities are hoping surveillance video might help the search. it alleged shows dorner tossing a magazine full of bullets and a military belt into a dumpster outside san diego. dorner has described himself as an enemy combatant. >>> the first lady joins mourners at the funeral of a chicago teen. hadiya pendelton was shot and killed days after she poermd at the presidential inauguration. her mother says no parent should go through what she is going through no
jackson junior a plea deal that includes significant jail time. the sun-times says the offer is now on the table. jackson is being investigated on allegations he misused campaign funds. the sun-times also reports that jackson's wife, sandi, feels like she was made the scapegoat ... now that she is being investigated separately. the scrutiny into sandi jackson includes claims she had access to her husband's congressional money. she resigned as chicago's seventh ward alderman last month. the house ethics committee is recommending a full investigation of illinois congressman aaron schock. schock is accused of soliciting more than five thousand dollars for a political action committee to help fellow republican adam kinzinger in the 16th district g-o-p primary last year. investigators say three days before the primary. the "campaign for primary accountability" pac received at least 115 thousand dollars in contributions as a result of efforts by schock and his campaign committee. schock has denied any wrongdoing. drew peterson's former attorney joel brodsky is suing another peterson a
show invited to "good morning america" for the return of robin roberts. >>> michael jackson's son prince michael is back with us. it's the moment of truth. how did he do on his first assignment as an "e.t." correspondent? >>> first, millions were watching her "gma return." what was going on behind the scenes? my exclusive interview with robin roberts is our "entertainment tonight" top story. >> wow. come on, robin. >> rob. >> what a great show. how does it feel? >> i was there from the first moment robin stepped onset. >> 6:30. robin's first day back. she greeted all of her co-workers. the excitement has been amazing. >> robin is back only on "gma." >> where else would i be? >> are you nervous? >> yes, yes. i haven't done live television in six months. >> were you a little bit rusty to start? >> not bad, not bad. the first quarter was a little rough there, rob. then i felt by the second -- >> make-up checks. plenty of purell. and outtakes. >> my name is robin. i have been waiting 174 days to say this. >> hi, it's robin. i have been waiting 174 days to say this. good morning, ameri
attorney and college professor joey jackson and judge hatchet herself, tv host and best selling author. great to see all three of you. judge hatchet, let me start with you. you heard what the texas attorney jeff tillotson said, he is planning on filing the case today or tomorrow. they want their money back. they said it's ill gotten. i don't care he says we made a settlement. the settlement was based on fraud. does he have a shot? >> absolutely. based on the fact they entered into the settlement based on a certain set of facts that he has now recanted, i would take the case. i think he has a strong shot at recovering this money. and if i were lance's attorneys, i would try to settle the matter quietly and move on. >> joey jackson, if you are involved in this, and you see a settlement with language saying this thing is signed, sealed and delivered, you both agreed to agree. i never want to see you again in this courtroom. can you go back on that? i mean, this sounds like there are really two ways this could go. >> you know what happens, ashleigh, generally in any settlement, what you si
to be and i know defense attorney joey jackson. joey, let me begin with you. i keep wondering if this man is a dead man walking. they will either get him in a hail of bullets, or he will undoubtedly be up on a death penalty charge, if they catch him alive. >> yes. this is the type of story you don't think is going to end well. here's a person who apparently wanted to be a police officer all his life, was fired for whatever reasons they had to fire him. he apparently has a vendetta he wants to take out on everyone. so certainly a person like this whose admitted in his postings that he's depressed we know he's deranged. i don't have the feeling this will end well such there could ultimately be a capital murder prosecution. we will see. >> this underlines what we have been talking about so much. how do you know in advance who is going to snap in this way. there is no profile. there's an incredible piece in the current issue of the new yorker about the 45-year-old biology professor at the university of alabama who opened fire on a classroom of colleagues a number of years ago. >> i spoke to t
to replace lisa jackson at the epa. mccarthy currently serves as assistant administrator for the epa office of air and radiation. the nuclear physicist ernest moniz meanwhile is reportedly the pick to head the energy department. a former undersecretary of energy under president clinton, moniz currently heads the energy initiative at mit the group food and water watch has started a petition against his potential bid, citing his support to the gas drilling process known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. virginia lawmakers have approved a new measure imposing strict requirements for photo id at the polls. the bill would force voters to produce government-issued documents such as a driver's license, passport or a voter-id card in order to cast their ballots. although republican governor bob mcdonnell is expected to sign the measure into law, the justice department will have to sign off on its adoption. the voting rights act mandates federal oversight of voting laws in states with a history of disenfranchising african- americans. the fbi has launched a probe of potential insider trading in t
on on the republican party. and then david jackson will be joining us from the white house to tell us why white house. >> reporter: s are all upset today -- why. >> reporter: s the republican party has found their savior. she's going to save them. >> on this tuesday other headlines making news, burger king had itself a whopper of a problem yesterday. the fast food chain's twitter account got hacked and made the company look like it had been bought by mcdonald's. then tweeted several obscene and ridiculous items before twitter suspended the account. mcdonald's tweeted it had emphasized with the competitor and assured the public it had nothing to do with the hacking. burger king has yet to release a statement. they're staying silent. >> it was pretty ridiculous. and i don't know how it went on for as long as it did. i mean it was a span of a couple of hours yesterday. i mean you would think that -- publications had time to write stories about the fact that mcdonald's -- that burger burger king's account had been hacked. so in the time it knock for that to happen, they couldn't get it to stop. >> hillar
at the michael jackson madison square garden concert, from my heart i wrote her a letter it was time to deal with clearly a drug problem. that she could no longer ignore. >> reporter: what did she say in reply, anything? >> she did not reply. i do know that she got the letter. i do know when i brought this subject up to her personally as you and i are sitting, probably, i think it was the year 2000, and bobby brown was actually in jail. and advised her, you know that she must get rehab treatment intensely. and she was not ready. >> reporter: there were many who thought the young lawyer clive davis wasn't ready to take over the legendary columbia record when he was just 35. >> reporter: it was a fluke. the scepticism gave way to awe when the hits just kept on coming along with the money. you have made a lot of it. one year, $70 million. by any body's standard, especially poor kid growing up in brooklyn. a lot of dough. how important was making the money to you? >> i am not driven by money. i found i am a lucky guy. >> reporter: when we return, clive davis reveals the very personal secret he h
. but kpix5's david jackson tells us, police are telling us enough for now. david. >> well, that's right. if you look up and down the street, you'll see a lot of bars and restaurants. in fact, this has become a destination for a lot of people over weekends in particular. the walnut creek police is saying enough is enough. there will be no more bar liquor licenses handed out for at least another calendar year. walnut creek hit its saturation point. the town of 68,000 pours more alcohol than anywhere its size in california. in fact, there are downtown intersections with bars and restaurants on every corner. that's too much for a police force that has a total of 65 officers. that's 15 less than the city's budget calls for. the liquor license moratorium is for the public safety, according to police officers. but hugo, who got one of the last liquor licenses issued by the city, says there is no problem. >> we need that revenue. we need the people. we need the customers. we found two customers and provide what they are looking for, whatever it is. >> the city agrees that it is not a problem.
are also being talked about as candidates. >>> jesse jackson, junior and his wife are expected to plead guilty to misusing campaigns. prosecutors say used $50 to, in campaign money for -- $750,000 in campaign money for personal use. jackson's wife is charged with filing false tax returns. jackson resigned shortly after being re-elected. >>> there's new information about christopher dorner suspected of killing four people. investigators now believe stoner stalked at least five top l.a.p.d. officials before -- dorner stalked at least five top l.a.p.d. officers before the killings. all had direction to fire dorner. now, charlie beck has ordered a complete investigation about how dorner was fired. dorner complained. he was -- dorner claimed he was a target of racism as he worked for the l.a.p.d. >> i do not believe that's justified, but -- and this is a big caveat -- it needs to be address. we are only as good as the public thinks we are. >> the former police officer turned fugitive died during a mountain cabin shootout a week ago. >>> police in the north bay are investigating a string of b
to 34%, cuccinelli would get 31%. >> breaking news. former illinois congressman jesse jackson jr., has now pleaded guilty to misusing campaign funds. he admitted to using nearly $750,000 for personal expenses. jackson's wife, a former chicago alderman is due in court a few hours from now. that is when she is expected to plead guilty as well for falsifying tax returns. if we will have much more coming up tonight on abc7 is starting at 5:00. former new orleans mayor ray nagin it is said to be arraigned today on charges he accepted nearly $200,000 in bribes. he was indicted next month on 21 federal counts. today to a federal magistrate " set bail and prosecutors may ask to take away his passport. >> police in south africa say olympic runner oscar pistorius is a flight risk and they are asking a judge not to grant him bail. police brought the of the npt to court for a second day of a bill dealing. they say while searching the veteran they found testosterone needles and 38 caliber ammunition in a safe. they say he and his girlfriend had a fight on valentine's day which led him to shoot and
. >>> as part of a plea deal with federal prosecutors, jesse jackson, jr. has admitted misusing campaign funds. the plea agreement says jackson and his wife spent some $750,000 in campaign money to buy everything from furs to michael jackson memorabilia. as part of the deal, jackson has to pay back hundreds of thousands of dollars. >>> about 1,000 people were hurt when a meteor streaked across the russian sky exploding with a sonic boom that shattered glass and buildings. the explosion was the equivalent of 300,000 tons of tnt. >>> play at the women's australian golf tournament was interrupt in the first round by kangaroos. it's dry this time of year and apparently the kangaroos are drawn to the lush courses or maybe they just really like golf. >>> the 360 special edition killer cop inside the hunt for christopher dorner continues in a moment. >>> after christopher dorner's manifesto came to life, another strange turn, kyung lah has the details of a package he sent to our own anderson cooper. >> reporter: the package wasdy czar. anderson cooper described the con tents in detail. >> my assistan
political career. the lavish items jesse jackson jr. admits he and his wife bought with campaign funds. also marin county gets a piece of military machinery we are used to seeing in war zones. why the sheriff says it's a necessity. >> former illinois congressman jesse jackson jr. and his wife face potential prison terms after they admit to plead guilty to spending $27,000 in campaign funds on themselves. they bought furs, a gold watch and a hat once owned by michael jackson. it's not clear how much prison time they can serve when they are sentenced in a few months. legal experts predict jackson jr. would likely serve at least a few years as breach of a public trust while his wife sandy would serve maybe only a few months for filing a false tax return. >>> the marin county sheriff's department is buying an armored vehicle to use in response to everything from crutch to snipers. but is it a wise use of homeland security funding or a waste of money. not everyone agrees. we have the story. >>> the bear cat g3 rescue vehicle can be stand explosive blasts and 50 caliber gunfire. but can it take an
months. >>> medical experts are keeping an eye on jesse jackson, jr. that is word from his father. his son is under strict medical supervision after he agreed last week to guilty to conspiracy. the younger jackson could face several years in prison for pocketing three-quarters of a million in campaign donations and spending it on a 43,000 rolex watch and fur and michael jackson's fedora. he and his wife are scheduled to appear at a court hearing on wednesday. reverend jackson says the stress of his legal problems is only adding to his struggle for a bipolar disorder. >> the venezuela president hugo chavez is reportedly back home following months of treatment for cancer. he announced his return on twitter and the media haven't shown any of him in public. so is this legit? plus more meteors light up the sky. where people saw the latest one and see what scientists have to say about all this activity. why so often and why now? that is ahead from the journalists at fox news, on this presidents' day, fox report. the battle of bataan, 1942. [ all ] fort benning, georgia, in 1999. [ male annou
toobin and joe ji jackson are going to discuss this. we are going to hear from reeva steenkamp's best friend tonight, erin burr note out front. >>> and jodi arias testifying about the day travis alexander died. >> i was in the bathroom. i remember dropping the knife and it clinked on the tile, made a big noise, and i just remember screaming. i don't remember anything after that. not immediately. >> we break down her testimony and memory lapse, next. dle-meltr usual breakfast sandwich. a lot more flavor. [ anouncer ] ihop's new griddle melts... made fresh and hot! hand crafted just for you. it's like a sexy sandwich. [ anouncer ] compare new griddle melts yourself. just $4.99. it's an epic breakfast sandwich. he's going to apply testosterone to his underarm. axiron, the only underarm treatment for low t, can restore testosterone levels back to normal in most men. axiron is not for use in women or anyone younger than 18. axiron can transfer to others through direct contact. women, especially those who are or who may become pregnant, and children should avoid contact where axiron is appl
have a developing story out of chicago where sources say former congressman, jesse jackson jr. has admitted to violating campaign finance lawings. jackson has reportedly signed papers in a plea deal where he admits using political contributions to buy a $40,000rolex watch, travel expenses for a friend and furniture for his home in washington. the son of civil rights leader, jesse jackson, resigned from congress last year siting health concerns. under the terms of the deal, jackson's sentence could range from probation to prison time. >>> members of the military and their families are on edge tonight over the possibility of longer deployment. deep automatic spending military cuts kick in march 1. that is unless congress and the white house can make a deal on a less drastic reduction plan. the navy says the cuts would mean less money for training and longer to prepare crews for deployment. >>> the new war on terror took center stage. all this talk of drones and cyber attacks, it dominated the confirmation hearing for cia director, john brennan, it will also be the lead topic on this
's fall from grace. what jesse jackson jr. admitted to federal investigators. former council member leslie johnson is out of prison. she was released after serving time. her husband is still behind bars. when the two were arrested in 2010, leslie johnson tried to hide tens of thousands of dollars in her underwear and admitted flushing a check down the toilet. she served her sentence in west virginia where martha stewart served. >>> former illinois congressman jesse jackson jr. reached a plea deal with prosecutors over the misuse of campaign funds. nbc news has learned today that under this deal jackson admits using campaign contributions for his personal use, including the purchase of a $40,000 rolex watch, travel expenses for a friend and furniture for his washington home. his sentence would be decided by a federal judge and could range from probation to prison time. jackson resigned, you'll recall, from congress citing health issues. he represented his district on chicago's south side for 17 years. >>> right now, we are tracking a dangerous storm. meteorologist veronica johnson is up nex
>>> welcome back, everybody. this is our shot of the day. you're about to meet jackson marshall. there is kenny, her husband and jackson's father. that is a good baby. i went to visit them the day after jackson was born in the middle of the snowstorm, and he didn't cry once. he is a very good baby and congratulations to them. >> he was born in a blizzard. >> a blizzard baby. thanks for being here. >> thanks for having me. it was fun. >> tune into the after the show, show where we talk about more embarrassing things. >>> the fox alert for this sunday morning and the great clean up continues. millions of people from pennsylvania all the way through maine continuing to dig themselves out of as much as three feet of snow. a lot of people are bracing freezing temperatures this morning as they try to get back to normal, shoveling away mounds of white stuff that covers your cars, your sidewalks. look at that. your drive ways and your main roadways. good morning, everyone, and welcome to america's news headquarters on this sunday morning. i'm eric shawn. >> so much for getting your car
, now to the possibility of prison time. former congressman jesse jackson jr. could get five years after admitting that he used thousands in campaign funds for his personal use, including a $43,000 rolex, as well as a lot of rock 'n' roll memorabilia. he spoke outside the courtroom afterwards. >> it's not a proud day. i'm sorry i let everybody down. >> jackson's wife pleaded guilty to filing false joint federal income tax returns that knowingly understated the income the couple had received. she faces one to two years in prison. on top of that, thousands in fines. >>> a bombshell secret revealed by a respected former senator. pete domenici now says that he fathered a secret child during an affair in the 1970s. perhaps more shocking, the woman in the affair was the daughter of one of his senate colleagues. domenici represented new mexico for six terms before retiring. he's been married for more than 50 years and has 8 children with his wife. >>> hundreds of thousands of federal workers are being warned there will be less money in their paychecks if those budget cuts go through. pentagon w
obama's like, let's get out of here. >> 2016. here we go. >>> michael jackson's oldest son is only 16 years old. but he's already making a name for himself. prince jackson has landed his first job as a special correspondent for "entertainment tonight." >> they grow up so fast. at a time when most kids are getting ready for the s.a.t.s, prince jackson was covering a junket for "oz the great and powerful." he says he wants to be a well-rounded director and actor someday. >>> and talk about ambition. look at what this 9-year-old is doing. nicholas is getting ready to run a marathon in antarctica. >> he's doing it for a good cause. it's called operation warm, which provides coats for needy kids across the u.s. by the time he runs one marathon on each of the seven continents, nicholas wants to raise $1 million. it's a balmy 35 degrees. >>> for some of you, your local news is next. >> for everyone else, we'll be right back. i was living with pain -- all over. the intense ache made it hard to do the things that i wanted. my doctor diagnosed it as fibromyalgia -- thought to be the result of o
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